Airmen of Achievement in WartimeAuthor: Kaplan, PhilipCode: 50952Price:AU $43.41Format: Paperback / 240 pages Publisher: SKYHORSE US Published date:15/07/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: July 2018
The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy PlaneAuthor: Goodall, James C.Code: 51269Price:AU $65.13Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:28/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, the world's only operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed's famed "Skunk Works." This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. As a replacement for the venerable U-2 spyplane, Lockheed went from ......
The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden CoupleAuthor: Mead, CoreyCode: 51273Price:AU $40.51Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: FLATIRON BOOKS Published date:18/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
Corey Meads The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption...
Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic CrossingAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 51260Price:AU $24.59Format: Paperback / 336 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:16/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
"GRIPPING. ... AN HOUR-BY-HOUR ACCOUNT." - WALL STREET JOURNAL * From one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history comes a masterful account of Lindbergh's death-defying nonstop transatlantic flight in Spirit of St. LouisOn the rainy morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known American pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh climbed into his ......
Author: Kleiner, SamuelCode: 51265Price:AU $40.53Format: Hardback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
The thrilling story behind the American pilots who were secretly recruited to defend the nation's desperate Chinese allies before Pearl Harbor and ended up on the front lines of the war against the Japanese in the Pacific.
The Birth of the World's First Air ForceAuthor: Overy, Richard, Ph.D. (King's College)Code: 51264Price:AU $33.22Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: WW NORTON & CO Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: May 2018
A great historian's masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.
How America's Bomber Boys of the 8th Air Force Saved World War IIAuthor: Wilson, KevinCode: 51289Price:AU $28.88Format: Paperback / 560 pages Publisher: PEGASUS ENTERTAINMENT Published date:10/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The heroic, dramatic, and sometimes tragic history of how the US 8th Air Force changed the course of World War II.
The Tragedy of Flight 242Author: Chittu, SammeCode: 51098Price:AU $24.95Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS Published date:04/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
On the afternoon of April 4, 1977, Georgia housewife Sadie Burkhalter Hurst looked out her front door to see a frantic stranger running toward her, his clothes ablaze, and behind him the mangled fuselage of a passenger plane that had just crashed in her yard. The plane, a Southern Airways DC-9-31, had been carrying eighty-one passengers and ......
The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. PresidencyAuthor: Veronico, NicholasCode: 51419Price:AU $44.37Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:15/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The presidential plane wasnt always known as Air Force One. FDR traveled in the Guess Where II, a transport version of the heavy bomber four-engine Liberator. Later presidential aircraft included the Dixie Clipper and Sacred Cow (FDR), Independence (Truman), Columbine I and II (Eisenhower), followed by Air Force One.
One young man's extraordinary exploits in World War IIAuthor: Campbell-Jones, SuzanneCode: 50937Price:AU $36.02Format: Hardback / 320 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:26/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
After a lifetime in the RAF, Group Captain Bob Allen, finally allowed his children and grandchildren to see his official flying log. It contained the line: 'KILLED WHILST ON OPERATIONS'. He refused to answer any further questions, leaving instead a memoir of his life during World War II. Joining up aged 19, within six months he was in No.1 ......
The Chronicles of a Public-Safety Helicopter PilotAuthor: McDonald, Kevin (University of Melbourne)Code: 50978Price:AU $28.88Format: Paperback / 350 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:20/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Travis County STAR Flight, in Austin, Texas, is recognized as one of the premier public-safety helicopter programs in the United States. Life Inside the Dead Mans Curve is a firsthand account of the tragedy and triumph witnessed by STAR Flight crews as they respond to a myriad of emergencies, everything from traumatic injuries to rescues--and ......
An Aviation Life: Engineer to Commercial PilotAuthor: Patrick, Michael JohnCode: 51360Price:AU $37.91Format: Hardback / 188 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:10/01/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
One s man remarkable story of his journey from aircraft engineer to pilot.
The Daring Life of Mildred, The Honourable Mrs Victor BruceAuthor: Smiddy, PaulCode: 50902Price:AU $28.43Format: Paperback / 208 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:01/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
This is the story of a charismatic woman who defied the conventions of her time, and loved living life in the fast lane.
A Reassessment of its RAF CareerAuthor: Baughen, GregCode: 48649Price:AU $47.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The Fairey Battle is best known for being one of the worst aircraft ever to serve in the Royal Air Force. On operations, it suffered the highest loss rate of any plane in the RAF's history, and the missions flown by its brave crews became a byword for hopelessness and futility. Born out of muddled thinking, condemned before it even reached the ......
Reflections of a Fighter PilotAuthor: Hamilton, DavidCode: 48648Price:AU $42.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Time Flies: Reflections of a Fighter Pilot' retells the exploits of David Hamilton's thirty years of service in the Royal Air Force. He had a wide and varied career; flying Lightnings to defend UK airspace, operating from HMS Ark Royal in F-4 Phantoms, and defending the Inner German Border from RAF Wildenwrath. In the UK MoD he was a staff officer ......
Flight Lieutenant Karl Kuttelwascher DFC and Bar, the Raf's GreatestNight Intruder AceAuthor: Darlington, RogerCode: 49076Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 192 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:05/07/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Karel Kuttelwascher may have had a German surname, but he was a Czech who became the scourge of the Luftwaffe bombers operating from France and the Low Countries in 1942. Flying with the RAF's legendary No. 1 Squadron, his destruction of fifteen aircraft in only three months earned him the DFC twice in a mere forty-two days, and made him the RAF's ......
Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic CrossingAuthor: Hampton, DanCode: 47984Price:AU $45.56Format: PaperbackPublisher: HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS Published date:01/06/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Written by "one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history" (New York Post ), a gripping and inspiring "in-the-cockpit" account of Charles Lindbergh's death-defying nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in the Spirit of St. Louis --an achievement that brought the world to a halt in May 1927 and made Lindbergh the most celebrated man of ......
A Personal History of Homebuilt AircraftAuthor: Bjorkman, Eileen A.Code: 48011Price:AU $47.06Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS Published date:28/04/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
On July 25, 2010, Arnold Ebneter flew across the country in a plane he designed and built himself, setting an aviation world record for aircraft of its class. He was eighty-two at the time and the flight represented the culmination of a dream hed cultivated since his childhood in the 1930s. Eileen Bjorkman herself a pilot and aeronautical ......
The Survival of Bomber Pilot Goldfish, John Brennan DFCAuthor: Feast, SeanCode: 47203Price:AU $39.98Format: Hardback / 190 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:30/03/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of Flight Lieutenant John Brennan DFC, one of the last surviving members of the famed Goldfish Club to have seen service during the Second World War.
A Flyboy's Adventures with the French Resistance and Other Escapades inAuthor: Fahrenwald, TedCode: 47399Price:AU $31.35Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:09/03/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The remarkable, swashbuckling memoir of a U.S. fighter pilot who bailed out of his burning P-51 Mustang two days after D-Day, joined up with local maquis resistance fighters, before trying to cross Normandy to reach the Allied armies. He was caught by the Wehrmacht but survived interrogation and later escaped.
The BiographyAuthor: Miller, RussellCode: 47425Price:AU $19.98Format: Paperback / 416 pages Publisher: WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON Published date:09/03/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The definitive biography of the father of the Royal Air Force.
How a Plane Crash in the Andes Helped Me to Save LivesAuthor: Canessa, Dr. RobertoCode: 47228Price:AU $17.98Format: Paperback / 304 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:02/03/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A gripping and heartrending recollection of the harrowing brink-of-death experience that propelled survivor Roberto Canessa to become one of the world's leading paediatric cardiologists.
Boac, Boeing and a Jet Age BattleAuthor: Cole, LanceCode: 47235Price:AU $50.00Format: Hardback / 224 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:02/03/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A new book charting the design and service history of the VC10 airliner, set within the wider commercial and political history of British airlines during the post-WWII period.
The Great War Flying Career of Edwin Swale CBE OBE DFCAuthor: Marsden, Barry M.Code: 47232Price:AU $39.98Format: Hardback / 100 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:28/02/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
An enthralling biography of an overlooked Great War hero.
The Story of a Mosquito Night Fighter AceAuthor: Coughlin, GeoffCode: 47400Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:28/02/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The story of Joe Singleton, a Mosquito night fighter pilot in World War II, who shot down three German Junkers planes over Hull in 1944. Traces his journey from beginner to celebrated expert, and the early days of radar technology with which he learned to excel.
The History of an Aircraft Company in PhotographsAuthor: Holmes, HarryCode: 47275Price:AU $39.98Format: Paperback / 96 pages Publisher: HISTORY PRESS Published date:02/02/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The story of A.V. Roe and Company Ltd (Avro) begins in the very earliest years of aviation, only a few years after man's first powered flight. Alliot Verdon Roe was one of Britain's pioneer aviators and in 1910 he founded the company that bears his name. Famous for well-designed, reliable aeroplanes, Avro's greatest achievements were two bombers, ......
An in-Depth Investigation of a Great WWII MysteryAuthor: Saunders, AndyCode: 47207Price:AU $39.98Format: Paperback / 234 pages Publisher: FRONTLINE BOOKS Published date:30/01/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Investigates the circumstances behind the shooting down of one of the most famous Allied fighter pilots of the Second World War.
A Taiwanese U-2 Pilot's Long Journey to FreedomAuthor: Bromley, Linda RiosCode: 47370Price:AU $33.90Format: UndefinedPublisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:28/01/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
When Chang-di 'Robin' Yeh departed on his scheduled recon flight on 1 November 1963, his life was full of promise. In an instant, the experienced pilot transitioned from a free man to a prisoner held on spy charges by mainland China. Promised early on he would be returned to Taiwan, the weeks and months passed without change. Denounced by the ......
A Collective Memoir 1941 - 1942Author: Tan, JonCode: 47226Price:AU $50.00Format: Hardback / 250 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:02/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Offers a fascinating snap-shot of daily life at RAF Biggin Hill during one of the most dynamic periods of its history.
The Impossible MissionAuthor: Drury, BobCode: 47208Price:AU $45.00Format: UndefinedPublisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD Published date:01/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
From the authors of the New York Times bestselling The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey s Typhoon comes the dramatic, untold story of a daredevil bomber pilot and his misfit crew who fly their lone B-17 into the teeth of the Japanese Empire in 1943, engage in the longest dogfight in history, and change the momentum of ......
Author: Berger, LucCode: 47061Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: GARDNERS BOOKS Published date:01/11/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Technical know-how, quality of flight, exceptional aerodynamics, luxury, and comfort: Dassault Aviation has created legendary aircraft--the Mystere, Mirage, Falcon, and Rafale--for 100 years. Here is the story of that company, founded during WWI by Marcel Bloch, later Marcel Dassault, when, at 22, he created a new wooden propeller. Today, ......
One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWIIAuthor: Bruning, John R.Code: 47266Price:AU $44.00Format: Hardback / 288 pages Publisher: HACHETTE Published date:27/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A remarkable, untold WWII story: INDESTRUCTIBLE is an against-all-odds tale of a renegade pilot consumed by his personal mission to rescue his family in time of war--and who happened to change its very course along the way.
Author: Strange, Louis ArbonCode: 47405Price:AU $47.06Format: Hardback / 244 pages Publisher: CASEMATE BOOKS Published date:13/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
Here is an authentic memoir of a remarkably wide range of Western Front experience from the very beginning of the Great War until the end. Strange was 23 years old when he learned to fly, and was at the Central Flying School when war broke out. He hurriedly packed his kit and reported to Royal Flying Corps headquarters, to join No. 5 Squadron. He ......
The Secret Diary of One Pow's Long March to FreedomAuthor: Kerr, AlexCode: 47236Price:AU $39.98Format: Hardback / 199 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:12/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Offers a fascinating insight into life behind enemy lines. Alex kept a secret diary throughout the entire four-year span of his imprisonment as a Prisoner of War: as such, every aspect of life in a wartime prison is relayed, from the everyday to the truly extraordinary.
Author: Hall, JerryCode: 46146Price:AU $25.84Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:07/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
Jerry Halls spiral into the Vortex continues with Volume II of Yes Sir, Yes Sir, 3 Bags Full! As a Forward Air Controller (FAC) in the Viet Nam War, Jerrys journey takes him from innocence and a profound sense of pride in wearing his uniform to the depths of despair, self-loathing, and grief. In Volume II, Jerry tells the story of his rapid ......
The Lives and Deaths of an RAF Gunner and a Luftwaffe PilotAuthor: Gordon, IainCode: 47197Price:AU $50.00Format: Hardback / 272 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:04/10/2016Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Studies the short lives and parallel military flying careers of two combatants giving and interesting comparisons of serving in the RAF and Luftwaffe.